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Becoming Alive

Merry Christmas!

The season of Advent has come to an end and the time has arrived for the reward of our anticipation: Christmas Eve. Our Yuletide Sale ends tonight, so place your last-minute orders now. Because our work is light at the moment, Aval House will be open during Christmastide, although we will be "closed"* on Christmas… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

Becoming Alive

Advent at Aval House

We are now in the first week of Advent!  Advent is a way of anticipating Christmas and the birth of Jesus. Christians began this celebration some time during the Middle Ages.  The word advent comes from the Latin adventus which means “the coming”.  During Advent we remember coming of Christ to earth as a baby,… Continue reading Advent at Aval House

Product Launches

Introducing The Prayer Book Project

Aval House is excited to announce the ongoing project of creating a small book of old Christian prayers! When it is finished, we intend to self-publish it and make it available for sale on our Etsy shop. Your help is greatly appreciated! Do you have a prayer you would love to contribute? Please share it… Continue reading Introducing The Prayer Book Project

Product Launches

Product Launch: Blue Buttoned Scarf

This precious stone set in the silver sea.William Shakespeare A third colour has been added to our selection of buttoned scarves! Making this scarf allowed us to use one of our favourite buttons.  They remind us both of Achilles’ shield in the Iliad and the shield on the cover of Nicole’s copy of Beowulf.  Either… Continue reading Product Launch: Blue Buttoned Scarf